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Advanced Software Testing Analyst

COURSE TYPE

Advanced

Course Number

3161

Duration

4 Days

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This practical course offers an in-depth exploration of your role as a Test Analyst within the testing process. This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to sit the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst Certificate (CTAL-TA) multiple choice exam.

You Will Learn How To

  • Perform the appropriate testing activities based on the software development life cycle being used
  • Determine the proper prioritization of the testing activities based on the information provided by the risk analysis
  • Select and apply appropriate testing techniques to ensure that tests provide an adequate level of confidence, based on defined coverage criteria
  • Provide the appropriate level of documentation relevant to the testing activities
  • Determine the appropriate types of functional testing to be performed
  • Assume responsibility for the usability testing for a given project
  • Effectively participate in formal and informal reviews with stakeholders, applying knowledge of typical mistakes made in work products
  • Design and implement a defect classification scheme
  • Apply tools to support an efficient testing process

Important Course Information

Prerequisites:

  • To take the ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst exam, each examinee must be able to submit proof of:

Exam Information:

  • Candidates will have three hours to answer 60 multiple-choice questions. A score of 65% is required to pass the exam
  • The Advanced Level certificate has lifelong validity
  • For more information about the exam, please visit the ISTQB website at: http://www.istqb.org

Course Outline

  • Testing Process
  • Testing in the software development lifecycle
  • Testing planning, monitoring, and control
  • Test analysis and design
  • Test implementation and executive
  • Evaluating exit criteria and reporting
  • Test closure activities
  • Test Management
  • Test progress monitoring and control
  • Distribute, outsourced, and insourced testing
  • Risk-based testing
  • Test techniques
  • Specification-based techniques
  • Defect-based techniques
  • Experience-based techniques
  • Testing Software Quality Characteristics
  • Accuracy testing
  • Suitability testing
  • Interoperability testing
  • Usability testing
  • Accesibility testing
  • Reviews
  • Using checklist in reviews
  • Defect Management
  • Defect report fields
  • Defect classification
  • Root cause analysis
  • Test Tools
  • Test design tools
  • Test data preparation tools
  • Automated test execution tools
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Tuition

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Standard

$3285

Government

$2890

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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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